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Dr. Azad has attracted around $2.6M for research and development projects and has published around 110 technical papers, 3 edited books, and a number of reports.  He is in leadership role with a number of professional bodies as well as managing editorial responsibilities for technical journals.  Dr. Azad is a proposal reviewer for national and international funding agencies in US, Europe, and Australia.  He is active with standardization initiatives for IoT and mobile robotics and was a program evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).


Ph.D. 1994, Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Teaching and Research Interests:

IoT (Cyberphysical systems), Embedded systems, Mobile robotics, Computer and Real-time control, and Cyberlearning.

Brief Resume (pdf)               IoT- Remote Laboratory

NSF Sponsored Workshop-2016: Remote Laboratories and IoT


Abul Azad

Abul KM Azad, Ph.D.
Fulbright Scholar
Acting Associate Dean, College of Engineering & Engineering Technology, Northern Illinois University, USA.

Remote Laboratory Book
Adaptive Mobile Robotics Book
Renewable Energy Data